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    [Abraham Lincoln, subject]. Carl Sandburg. Abraham Lincoln the War Years. New York: [1939]. First edition, one of 525 copies signed by Sandburg. Four volumes.

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    [Abraham Lincoln, subject]. Carl Sandburg. Abraham Lincoln the War Years. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1939]. First edition, number 42 of 525 copies printed on all rag paper and signed by Sandburg in volume I. Four large octavo volumes. Publisher's original binding of full brown buckram over beveled boards, front board with gilt central facsimile of Lincoln's signature, gilt brown morocco lettering labels affixed to spines. Some rubbing and mild wear to labels, some rubbing to bindings with a few blemishes, spines just a bit dull, some foxing and light browning to endleaves. Still, a very good to near fine copy of this monumental work. From the collection of California bibliophile Melba Berry Bennett.



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